We are here to assist you and your business. 
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Staff are available via phone 757-562-4900 or email
teresa@fsachamber.com  -  melissa@fsachamber.com

This site is updated as new information becomes available.

Restaurant H.E.L.P. - 12 podcasts and toolkits that restaurant owners can download free of charge

Rebuild VA Grant - Applications open online August 10

FORWARD VIRGINIA GUIDELINES - Phase Three guidelines for all business sectors 

SBDC RECOVERY RESOURCE CENTER  Comprehensive site with tools to reopen your business

SBDC YouTube Channel  Helpful videos on a variety of topics such as marketing  promoting your business on the web, best eComerce platforms for small business, 3 things you can do to connect with your customers.

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention.  CDC 24/7 Saving Lives, Protecting People  
How to protect yourself - What to do if you are sick

Virginia Department of Health Coronavirus resources and cases in Virginia

For general information visit Coronavirus.gov

RESOURCES - Government

Additional Resources

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Programs

You are encouraged you to print the paper files and use as worksheets BEFORE you file online. 
Seek guidance from your banker, CPA or financial adviser.

Additional Loan Opportunities


  • va30dayfund.com  Virginians helping Virginians   -   Forgivable loans for Virginia small businesses
  • The Hampton Roads Workforce Council and Greater Peninsula Workforce Board have received Rapid Response funding from the Governor, through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, to assist employers eligible to remain open during this emergency. Funds are reserved for small businesses (250 employers or less) and may be used to clean facilities and support emergency needs. The grant will support layoff aversion strategies and activities designed to prevent, or minimize the duration of unemployment resulting from layoffs due to COVID-19. 

COVID-19 RR Grants Information Sheet

COVID RR Small Business Support Application

Assurances and Certifications

Application Process

1. Submit the draft application.

2. Work with a HRWC or GPWB representative to complete the final application and discuss funding reimbursement specifics.

3. Sign the grant award agreement.

4. Implement the project.

5. Work with the HRWC or GPWB representative to report performance outcomes.

Questions may be directed to Jackie Rondeau at:

jrondeau@vcwhamptonroads.org, 757-629-4695

Free Counselling Assistance

Free assistance with reconstructing financial records, preparing financial statements and submitting the loan application is available from SBA’s partners: Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) and SCORE.

Request a virtual appointment at vasbdc or score.org

Community Assistance Opportunity

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